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Tag Archives: Lake Austin Task Force

Riverboat contract has a sewage problem

Mayor Pro Tem Kathie Tovo and City Council Member Leslie Pool raised concerns last week about Lone Star Riverboat’s practices at the regular Council meeting Thursday, postponing the vote on a revenue contract until March 26. A memo to Council…

Planning Commission backs amendments, new Lake Austin Overlay

Upcoming changes for Lake Austin may have gotten a unanimous nod from the Planning Commission, but beneath the placid surface of that recommendation was a lot of consternation.   The Planning Commission had discussed the proposed Lake Austin Overlay amendments…

Planning Commission takes a turn at tackling Lake Austin zoning

It was the Planning Commission’s turn to tackle new Lake Austin regulations last week, and they had questions.   The proposed changes are the result of a nearly two-year process of looking at Lake Austin, proposing changes to the code…

Board of Adjustment to look at tram regulations on Lake Austin

The Board of Adjustment will take a closer look at whether trams should be allowed on Lake Austin, even if they have to take a longer route to get there.   The subject arose at last week’s board’s meeting when…

New regulations are coming to Lake Austin, but not quickly.

Environmental Board members took a look at the proposed changes to the Lake Austin Ordinance last week and decided they needed a bit more time and information before they were ready to weigh in. The board voted to table any…

Board of Adjustment does remedial work on Lake Austin regulations

Continuing to grapple with being thrown into the deep end of Lake Austin regulations, the Board of Adjustment took a closer look at their new responsibilities at a specially-called meeting last week.   Changes in process flummoxed the board at…

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Committee urges formulation of rules for marine toilets, marinas

The City of Austin is facing a mountain of issues in its attempt to better regulate a set of items that include marine toilets, marinas and holding tanks. Among them is probable cost, extent of the trouble, and – perhaps…

Council to implement Lake Austin Task Force’s recommendations

Fresh off a presentation from the Lake Austin Task Force, Council members are set Thursday to consider a directive to City Manager Marc Ott that would be the first step in implementation of the Task Force’s recommendations. While some Council…

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